Eddie Harris (October 20, 1934 – November 5, 1996) was an American jazz musician, best known for playing tenor saxophone and for introducing the electrically amplified saxophone. He was also fluent on the electric piano and organ. His best-known compositions are "Freedom Jazz Dance", recorded and popularized by Miles Davis in the 1960s and "Listen Here".
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“Mother came to us destitute. She brings a child into the world, takes one look at him and promptly dies. Without leaving so much as a forwarding name and address.”
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